Natural landscape, waterfall, swinging bridge, railroad, and relics of Maryland's colonial past all in one hike!  

Park in the lot off of River Road to access the Avalon Loop Trail. Trail is open from June-November and is dog friendly. The whole loop is about 20 miles but you can make it an out-and-back if you're looking for a shorter hike.  

Photos: Nicolas Raymond, takomabibelot

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Layers
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
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RT Distance 20.4 Miles
Elevation Gain 1791 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Rock Climbing
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Loop
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound Collective.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

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